Gensler’s Co-CEOs

Diane Hoskins, David Gensler, Andy Cohen (L-R)

Collaborative leadership sets Gensler apart, enabling us to be our clients’ strategic partner worldwide and the innovator among design firms. Co-CEOs Diane Hoskins, Andy Cohen and David Gensler are exemplars of this leadership model. They form a collaborative team responsible for the day-to-day operations of Gensler’s global platform, some 4,500 people networked across 46 offices and 16 countries. Through their leadership and vision, Gensler has extended its client base and geographic reach to become the world’s largest architecture firm. Given the challenges facing clients small and large in today’s complex and fast-moving marketplace, our Co-CEOs champion new perspectives and game-changing project solutions – drawing on our firm’s unique knowledge of markets, industries and trends. Sought out by CNN, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Milken Institute, Harvard Business Review, Fortune and other global opinion makers, Diane, Andy and David stress clients’ potential to achieve significant value and meaningful transformation through the power of design. Working as integrated team, they have made Gensler the first truly global design firm, widely admired for its acumen, collaborative spirit and relentless focus on delivering results wherever in the world they are needed.

Collaborative leadership sets Gensler apart, enabling us to be our clients’ strategic partner worldwide and the innovator among design firms. Co-CEOs Diane Hoskins, Andy Cohen and David Gensler are exemplars of this leadership model. They form a collaborative team responsible for the day-to-day operations of Gensler’s global platform, some 4,500 people networked across 46 offices and 16 countries. Through their leadership and vision, Gensler has extended its client base and geographic reach to become the world’s largest architecture firm. Given the challenges facing clients small and large in today’s complex and fast-moving marketplace, our Co-CEOs champion new perspectives and game-changing project solutions – drawing on our firm’s unique knowledge of markets, industries and trends. Sought out by CNN, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Milken Institute, Harvard Business Review, Fortune and other global opinion makers, Diane, Andy and David stress clients’ potential to achieve significant value and meaningful transformation through the power of design. Working as integrated team, they have made Gensler the first truly global design firm, widely admired for its acumen, collaborative spirit and relentless focus on delivering results wherever in the world they are needed.

Gensler’s Board of Directors

Top (L-R): Robin Klehr Avia, Andy Cohen, John Adams, Joseph Brancato Middle: Scott Dunlap, David Gensler, Diane Hoskins, Robert Jernigan Bottom: Carlos Martínez, Judy Pesek, Dan Winey, Jun Xia

Thanks to five decades of client-centered design innovation, the Gensler team today literally spans the globe, with offices in major cities on five continents. Our Board of Directors bridges geographic and cultural differences so that our one-firm firm can run 24/7 and leverage the full depth and breadth of our worldwide team. Directors rotate on and off the board, which allows for a constant diversity of viewpoints, engaging practice and the next generation of leaders. Focused on policymaking and oversight, the Board provides the accountability and transparency expected by a 100-percent employee-owned firm. Board Chair Robin Klehr Avia and Vice Chair Andy Cohen work with six committees and their advisors to address ongoing oversight issues like governance and compliance, and future-focused policy concerns like design innovation, global delivery and talent development.